Field Service and Technical Advising Specialist at wabtec

Posted in Other 25 days ago.

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Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota





Job Description:
Wabtec Corporation is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions and value-added services for freight and transit rail. Drawing on nearly four centuries of collective experience across Wabtec, GE Transportation and Faiveley Transport, the company has unmatched digital expertise, technological innovation, and world-class manufacturing and services, enabling the digital-rail-and-transit ecosystems. Wabtec is focused on performance that drives progress, creating transportation solutions that move and improve the world. Wabtec has approximately 27,000 employees in facilities throughout the world. Visit the company's new website at: http://www.WabtecCorp.com.

It's not just about your career… or your job title…it's about who you are and the impact you are going to make on the world. Do you want to go into uncharted waters…do things that haven't been done to make yours and someone else's life better? Wabtec has been doing that for decades and we will continue to do so! Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, Wabtec delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary/Purpose

The Field Service and Technical Advising Specialist will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and have the ability to resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition you will:
  • Provide technical guidance to employees and management, including; troubleshooting, material handling, tooling, safety procedures, and contract requirement clarification
  • Provide clear communication to employees, customer management, and GE management on work to be performed, equipment status, productivity, and process improvements
  • Work with employees and management to promote, maintain, and drive continuous improvement in safe work practices while monitoring productivity, quality assurance, and adherence to contract requirements
  • Ensure compliance with all governmental regulations, OSHA work practices, and industry / site specific work rules
  • Work with employees and management on establishing production plans for labor, material, and logistics
  • Work with various software systems to manage material, labor plans, and other systemic requirements

Qualifications/Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university (Or an Associate's Degree with a minimum of 2 years of professional work experience, Or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of Operations or Military leadership experience)
  • Willingness and ability to work various shifts, various days/ Willingness and ability to work in shop environment
Desired Characteristics
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Proficiency in MS office applications
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proven analytical and quality improvement ability
  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world's toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.